Learn the best techniques to move people within the care setting, as well as assist them with everyday tasks.
What’s it about?
This course is ideal for all workplace requirements, as it includes safer moving and positioning of people as well as manual handling of objects. The course is designed to meet the requirements and recommendations of the HSE Manual Handling Regulations 1992 as well as other relevant regulations and guidelines. It also includes a module on slips, trips and falls.
ProTrainings are one of the few Skills for Care centres of Excellence where we passed stringent checks to prove our commitment to high-quality training and compliance. We are also able to offer Skills for Care Endorsed qualifications for our classroom and video online training courses ensuring you have an acceptable certificate to prove your compliance. This means that our training meets the high standards expected by Skills for Care.
This qualification is intended as a further development qualification for those working in areas where the assistance and movement of people is an essential part of their role. Individuals gaining this qualification will learn that any moving and handling must be carried out correctly and recognise the importance of this in ensuring a safer working environment for all. Learners will develop their knowledge and skill in relation to moving and handling, including:
- The reasons for safe moving and handling
- The importance of risk assessment
- The principles of safe manual handling
- The safe application of manual handling skills
Learners will also develop specialist knowledge and skills related to moving people safely, including:
- The personal safety, health and dignity issues relating to the movement of people
- The importance of risk assessment and handling plans to reduce the risk of injury
- The principles of use of different types of equipment
- The safe application of moving people skills
The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.
Guided learning hours: 3
Total Qualification time: 3
Validity: 3 year
Online or in person
Cost: £395 + vat for up to 12 learners
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